Central America

Central America

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Our favorite family friendly destinations.

As a family, we have been to Europe, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Oceania. There are many more places on our list, but we have certain favorites and many reasons why. Everything from people, to culture, to the “easiness factor” calculate our favorite family destinations. Europe: Europe is one […]

Family friendly Nicaragua

We have received a lot of strange looks when telling people that we visited Nicaragua for a vacation. “Was it dangerous?” “You brought your kids there?” Both were common questions. On the contrary, Nicaragua is not only safe, but a fantastic vacation option. Located in Central America, Nicaragua is relatively close, and still has the […]


Five family friendly activities in Cartagena

Cartagena was, hands down, one of the best family vacations we have ever had. About a week before we left, we made our bucket list and we made it through an impressive amount. Because the city is an up and coming destination, one of the most important things to me was finding five family friendly activities […]


Our Cartagena bucket list

 The family and I sat outside last night, getting excited for our trip to Colombia and we set out to make a Cartagena bucket list of things we want to do and see. We want to have a little bit of everything for everyone in the family so we all feel like we enjoyed the […]


Moving to Nicaragua with family

Keith and I have always discussed moving to another country and just flying by the seat of our pants. Renting the house, putting everything in storage, finding a decent school in a Central American country and taking off. And hopefully finding jobs! We’ve done the middle east so seeing something different would be a thrill […]

Five things to do with kids in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

I recently wrote a guest post for my friend Sarah over at A Week at the Beach.  Check it out here.   Melissa

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